Eye Exams Should Be Part of Your Back To School Prep

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As we gear up to back to school, besides the clothes, backpacks and lunch bags we’re all buying, there’s one big thing that you may not thinking of– has your child had an eye exam recently? Eye exams are important for everyone in your family – from babies to adults, and everyone in between. They’re important […]

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Britax’s Game Changer: ClickTight Installation Comes to Their Convertible Car Seats

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Car seats are tough to install, right? Well, not always. Last year, Britax made things easier with the introduction of their new ClickTight Installation System — which literally made car seat installs a breeze. The ClickTight was for only two of their models  –  Frontier 90 and the Pinnacle 90. This week I attended another […]

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Go Back to School with The Children’s Place Fall 2014 Collection

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman Summer is sadly coming to an end but, as they say, every end is a new beginning so I’m beginning to go shopping! My kids are starting school in a couple of weeks and need some new fall and winter clothes so I headed out to the Children’s Place to […]

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Taste the World at Noodles & Co. on Long Island (+Coupon)

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman Italians do it. Koreans do it. Even Indonesians do it. I’m talking about eating noodles, of course. Whether it’s soba noodles, spaghetti, rice noodles or ramen, noodles is a staple in many cuisines around the world and at Noodles & Co. you can go on a culinary adventure and try […]

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Marvel’s Avengers: S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Exhibit at Discovery Times Square

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By Valerie Blackwell, Contributor —    Who knew superheroes could teach you science? Marvel’s Avengers: S.T.A.T.I.O.N. is a new STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) based exhibit currently running at the Times Square Discovery Center.  Combining disciplines like space exploration, genetics, physiology, and mathematics, the exhibit which was developed with NASA, the Scientific and Entertainment Exchange,  Neuroverse and Thwacke,  gives […]

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Kid-Friendly Sails in NYC on the Clipper City Tall Ship

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman Getting city kids to spend time in nature is no easy feat – everywhere you look all you see is tall buildings. Luckily here in New York we are literally surrounded by water so a sailing on a tall ship is a good opportunity to add a little nature to […]

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There’s a Better Way to Mayo.. Hampton Creek Just Mayo is a Keeper!

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When I was growing up, I loved eating my sandwiches with mayo. Now, as an adult, I typically stay away from it, for fat and cholesterol reasons. But there’s another thing. With all the food I buy for my family, I try to avoid GMO’s as much as possible. It’s really important to me to do the […]

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Art For Your Kids & Home From DazsPlus

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By Pamela Toral, Contributor —  When I was expecting my first child, I had dreams of the perfect nursery. I spent hours browsing the Internet for ideas and then the reality set in. We were newly married in a one-bedroom apartment and our main goal was finding a sliver of space in our bedroom for […]

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Why Robin Williams’ Death is Hitting Close to Home For Me

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My father texted me about Robin Williams around 7 pm last night, as I got home from my new job. I actually thought it was a hoax at first. Several google searches later, I realized it wasn’t. Since I’m in my early 40’s, he’s really someone we grew up watching. I even met him on […]

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This is Four! My Baby Boy Has a Birthday

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    My youngest child, Skylar, turns four today. I’m a little weepy over it — because he’s my baby (and last child). He’s come a long way in the past year. The night before he turned four. Speech Skylar’s gone from barely speaking a few words when he started school last July to conversations […]

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